Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas

Includes the following communities: 
Wichita, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Colwich, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Andover, Butler Co., Kansas
Clearwater, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Derby, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Valley Center, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Haysville, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Augusta, Butler Co., Kansas
Viola, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Park City, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Mulvane, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Cheney, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Rose Hill, Butler Co., Kansas
Maize, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Schulte, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Goddard, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Garden Plain, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
Bentley, Sedgwick Co., Kansas
History: 

Wichita was founded as a trading post along the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s.

As Volga German immigrants left the agriculture sector of the American prairie, many were attracted to Wichita's aircraft and other industries.

There is a convent located in Wichita for the Adorers of The Blood of Christ (ASC) order of the Roman Catholic Church.

Surnames: 
Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families settled in and around Wichita:

Ackerman from Pfeifer
Albrecht / Albright
Altergott from Schwed
Appel
Arnhold from Beauregard
Basgall from Rothammel
Befort from Katharinenstadt
Beilman from Katharinenstadt
Beisel
Bender from Kratzke
Bernhardt from Galka
Berschauer from Kratzke
Bissing from Katharinenstadt
Bisterfeldt from Nieder-Monjou
Blehm from Straßburg
Boger
Bollig from Louis
Borger from Eckheim
Boos from Ober-Monjou
Bott from Norka
Boxberger from Kratzke
Brack from Schönfeld
Braun from Herzog
Breit from Pfeifer
Brungardt from Herzog
Bruntz from Merkel
Chrispens from Dobrinka
Dater from Zug
Dechant from Ober-Monjou
Degenhardt from Sewald
Deines from Franzosen & Kratzke
Denning from Herzog
Dietz from Kratzke
Dinkel from Herzog
Dome from Pfeifer
Dreher from Neu-Ober-Monjou
Dreiling
Dumler
Eberle from Mariental
Ehrlich from Shcherbakovka
Engel from Ober-Monjou
Enslinger from Liebental
Fabrizius from Kratzke
Fanestil from Ober-Monjou
Feil from Blumenfeld
Flegler
Foos from Merkel
Frick from Huck
Funk
Geis from Neu-Messer
Gerstner from Herzog & Mariental
Gette from Semenovka
Gideon
Giebler from Ober-Monjou
Gillig from Friedenfeld
Goetz from Herzog
Graf from Louis
Graf from Neu-Ober-Monjou
Gross from Mariental
Hammerschmidt from Herzog
Helwig from Moor
Hergert from Yagodnaya Polyana
Heronemus from Warenburg
Herrman from Liebental
Hertel from Ober-Monjou
Holzmeister from Pfeifer
Hopp from Kraft
Karst from Eckheim
Keil
Kinderknecht from Mariental
Kisner from Pfeifer
Klaus from Ober-Monjou
Knoll from Herzog
Koerner from Katharinenstadt
Korbe from Mariental
Kraus
Kreutzer from Liebental
Kroneberger from Dehler
Krug from Kratzke
Kuhn from Herzog
Lais from Hussenbach
Lang from Kamenka
Langhofer from Straßburg
Laubach from Neu-Messer
Lauber from Graf
Laubhan from Shcherbakovka
Lautenschlager from Yagodnaya Polyana
Lederhos from Rohleder
Legleiter from Liebental
Leiker from Ober-Monjou
Linenberger from Herzog
Locke from Kratzke
Mader
Mai from Kratzke
Maier
Matza from Rothammel
Meis from Katharinenstadt
Michaelis from Kratzke
Miller
Mohn
Mohr from Beideck
Moore from Moor
Munch / Munsch from Schönchen
Naab from Kamenka
Niedens from Wiesenmüller
Niernberger from Ober-Monjou
Obholz from Mariental
Ochs from Schönfeld
Paul from Mariental
Pfanenstiel from Ober-Monjou
Pfeifer from Herzog
Pope / Popp from Pobochnaya
Randa from Liebental
Richmeier from Herzog
Riebel from Neu-Kolonie
Riffel from Galka
Rohleder from Rohleder
Rohn
Rohr from Mariental
Romey from Herzog
Ross from Norka
Roth from Pfeifer
Rupp from Ober-Monjou
Sack from Semenovka
Sanders from Herzog
Sauer from Zug
Schaffer from Liebental
Schamber from Louis
Scheck from Herzog
Scheck from Wiesenmüller
Scheideman from Norka
Scheikofsky
Schmidt from Pfeifer
Schmidtberger from Herzog
Schoendaller from Liebental
Schupman from Schönchen
Schwemmer from Dreispitz
Schwien
Spetter from Kamenka
Spies from Liebental
Staab from Katharinenstadt
Stadler from Kamenka
Stang from Volmer
Stegman
Steinert from Eckheim
Steinle from Dreispitz
Stenzel from Hussenbach
Stoppel from Nieder-Monjou
Stramel / Stroemel from Kamenka
Ubert from Katharinenstadt
Urban from Kamenka
Vonfeldt
Waldschmidt from Ober-Monjou
Wassemiller from Oberdorf
Wegele from Neu-Laub
Weigand from Messer
Weigel from Herzog
Weilert from Katharinenstadt
Weltz from Katharinenstadt
Werth from Schönchen
Wiesner from Kamenka
Wilhelm from Schönfeld
Windholz from Herzog
Younger from Herzog
Zerfas
Ziegler from Köhler
Zimmerman from Schönchen
Zitterkopf from Huck

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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